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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR WEST TEXAS/SOUTHEASTERN NEW MEXICO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
143 PM CDT MON MAY 30 2016

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FOR THE GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS FROM
TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING...

.DISCUSSION...

NEAR CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS TUESDAY AFTERNOON AS RH`S DROP TO NEAR 10
PERCENT AND WEST WINDS INCREASE TO NEAR 20 MPH. MOISTURE WILL
INCREASE MID TO LATE WEEK KEEPING FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS AT BAY.
THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE EACH DAY AND NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY.
GUSTY WINDS AND FREQUENT LIGHTNING ARE POSSIBLE IN AND NEAR THESE
STORMS.

&&

FOR POINT-SPECIFIC FORECASTS PLEASE SEE THE POINT FIRE WEATHER MATRIX
PRODUCT ISSUED BY THE MIDLAND/ODESSA NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE.

NMZ114-TXZ258-311615-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...PINE SPRINGS
143 PM CDT MON MAY 30 2016 /1243 PM MDT MON MAY 30 2016/

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 50S.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........30-50 PERCENT ABOVE 6000 FEET...40-60 PERCENT
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......32 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 20 TO 25 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 70S ABOVE 6000 FEET...80 TO 85
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........10 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......16400 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 19 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 50S ABOVE 6000 FEET...53 TO 58
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........50-70 PERCENT ABOVE 6000 FEET...60-80 PERCENT
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH
                      AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (60-70 PERCENT). CHANCE OF
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 60S ABOVE 6000 FEET...69 TO 74
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......12 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......25 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................2 UNTIL 1300...THEN 3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...EAST AROUND 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......13900 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 19 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/94100 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE LOWER
70S BELOW 6000 FEET. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE UPPER
70S BELOW 6000 FEET. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S ABOVE 6000 FEET...
IN THE LOWER 80S BELOW 6000 FEET. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$

NMZ115-311615-
SOUTHEAST PLAINS-
1243 PM MDT MON MAY 30 2016

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE
                      NIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 60S.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........75-95 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH DECREASING TO 5 TO
                      10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL.................2 UNTIL 0100...THEN 1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (45-55 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....84 TO 89.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........15-20 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH INCREASING TO 15
                      TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................1 UNTIL 1300...THEN 2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......18000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 18 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 50S.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........65-85 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......25 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      NORTH 20 TO 25 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (60-70 PERCENT). CHANCE OF
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 70S.
*    24 HR TREND......11 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........35-45 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......25 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................2 UNTIL 1300...THEN 3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHEAST AROUND 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......13800 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 28 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/118400 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$

TXZ057-074-079>081-311615-
VAN HORN AND HIGHWAY 54 CORRIDOR-DAVIS/APACHE MOUNTAINS AREA-
PRESIDIO VALLEY-MARFA PLATEAU-BIG BEND AREA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...VAN HORN...ALPINE...FORT DAVIS...
PRESIDIO...MARFA...BIG BEND NP...MARATHON
143 PM CDT MON MAY 30 2016 /1243 PM MDT MON MAY 30 2016/

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT). CHANCE OF
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                      EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 60 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE UPPER
                      60S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........70-90 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....40 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (45-55 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 80S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
                      THE LOWER 90S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY........15-20 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...30-40
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................1 UNTIL 1300...THEN 2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......15500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 17 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 50S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
                      THE UPPER 60S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........65-85 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...75-95
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      NORTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL.................2 UNTIL 0100...THEN 1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (50-60 PERCENT). CHANCE OF
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 70S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE
                      UPPER 80S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......11 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...35-45
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......30 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................2 UNTIL 1300...THEN 3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......15800 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 11 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/127000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE
MID 80S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE
MID 80S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 80 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...AROUND
90 ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$

TXZ045>048-050>053-058>063-067>070-075-082-311615-
GAINES-DAWSON-BORDEN-SCURRY-ANDREWS-MARTIN-HOWARD-MITCHELL-
REEVES COUNTY AND UPPER TRANS PECOS-LOVING-WINKLER-ECTOR-MIDLAND-
GLASSCOCK-WARD-CRANE-UPTON-REAGAN-PECOS-TERRELL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SEMINOLE...LAMESA...GAIL...SNYDER...
ANDREWS...STANTON...BIG SPRING...COLORADO CITY...PECOS...MENTONE...
KERMIT...ODESSA...MIDLAND...GARDEN CITY...MONAHANS...CRANE...
MCCAMEY...RANKIN...BIG LAKE...FORT STOCKTON...DRYDEN...SANDERSON
143 PM CDT MON MAY 30 2016

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT). CHANCE OF
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                      EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 60S.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........75-95 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................3 UNTIL 0100...THEN 2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....40 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (55-65 PERCENT). CHANCE OF
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....85 TO 90.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....40 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......17300 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT). CHANCE OF
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 60S.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (60-70 PERCENT). CHANCE OF
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 70S.
*    24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........40-50 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH AROUND 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......15100 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 26 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/130500 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$

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